- Brisbane & Gold Coast > Brisbane
- $70,000 - $79,999 per annum
- Job posted on: 22nd Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Senator Larissa Waters is seeking a full-time ongoing Office Manager to join her team (see Office Structure attached) based in Brisbane. The Office Manager will ensure the efficient and effective running of the Senator’s electorate office and be the frontline point of contact for the public with the Senator. The office manager will ensure that all constituents who contact the office receive an appropriate response and assistance if required.
The role includes management of multiple budgets and bank accounts for the Senator, and administration of all departmental and human resources paperwork for the Senator and other staff. Responsibilities include booking all travel and accommodation for the Senator and staff travel, as well as management of the Senator’s diary. The office manager will respond to all incoming correspondence from constituents, provide or oversee any assistance to constituents, and undertake complex casework including on matters relating to NDIS, Centrelink and migration. The office manager will use databases including VoterID and will supervise any volunteers or other staff assisting with any element of the role.
The Office Manager is part of a small, collaborative electorate office based in Brisbane, as well as linking into the national Greens MPs office manager team.
The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 and conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament (Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2020-23. In addition to the salary, an additional amount (‘electorate staff allowance’) is granted in recognition of the long hours. Generous employer sponsored superannuation of 15.4% also applies.
A position description is attached.